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Nov 20, 2012 12:00am PST
behind farming equipment hoping that the gaza would be turned into a new singapore. what happened? the palestinians destroyed all of that and started sending rockets. then israel created a barrier to make sure that arms don't come in. right now, the only blockade is an arms blockade. israel today or yesterday sent 80 truckloads with food, yes, it's poor but the entire arab world is poor. the standard of living in gaza is probably higher than it is in the next door town in egypt and it's not the most densely populated. alan, what struck me, we are very careful to not make the people of gaza's lives more difficult. their economic situation is improved. i don't think that's true. if you live in the gaza strip. you're not thinking it's open or the economy is improved. >> well, let's remember it started out completely open. when israel gave up gaza, there were no restrictions whatsoever. it left behind farming equipment, hoping gaza would be turned into a new singapore. what happened. palestinians destroyed all of that and started sending rockets. then israel created a barrier to make
Nov 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
hoping that the gaza would be turned into a new singapore. what happened? the palestinians destroyed all of that and started sending rockets. then israel created a barrier to make sure that arms don't come in. right now, the only blockade is an arms blockade. israel today or yesterday sent 80 truckloads with food, yes, it's poor but the entire arab world is poor. the standard of living in gaza is probably higher than it is in the next door town in egypt wit the next door town. it's one sixth the density of new york city. there's a lot of myths going on around gaza. there are luxury hotels, there are rich people and a lot of poor people. when you start saying poverty is an excuse for terrorism and sending rockets, there are a lot poorer places than gaza. >> you're in contact with hamas, what in the end do they hope to achieve? they can't blow their way to victory here. they may win a few skirmishes, battles, but they're not going to win the war overtime, are they? >> hamas is an organization that won an election in 2006. and we didn't like it that they won the election, and they were unde
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am PST
unveiled its new model in singapore. it has a 700 horsepower engine, goes from 0 to 60 miles per hour just 3 seconds flat. it costs 440,000 bucks. it hits the showroom next spring or early summer. >> that looks good in the cbs parking lot. >> in 3 seconds, can you imagine. >>> spreading scandal, the high ranking general who is now being linked to the petreaus probe. >>> and a pittsburgh suspect confessed to murder, but now he's free, why a judge tossed the case. >>> and the port of oakland official who lost his job over questionable spending. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,, there are hundreds of ways people use lysol disinfectant spray. ben's mom uses it around the bathtub. it kills mold, and unlike clorox clean-up, it's approved to keep it from coming back for up to a week. share your lysol story, and see more, on facebook. an t up in >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news this morning. >>> the plot thickens, another general is caught up in the petreaus scandal. why the u.s. commander in afghanistan is under investigation as well. >>> and one of the most important figures in the bay area, his career i
Nov 13, 2012 4:00am PST
, this is what you can buy. the new lamborghini roadster was unveiled in singapore, an area that of course has a high concentration of millionaires. boasting a $445,000 price tag and an equally impressive engine, the luxury model can go from zero to 60 in three seconds flat and reach top speeds of over 200 miles per hour. >> you know what that feels like? >> absolutely not. new york city i go about 25 miles per hour max. >> i have a friend with a '60 corvette. he punched it once, and you kind of push back into your seat. >> big bragging. >> it's something you should do once in your life, in a very safe area, controlled. >>> it's time for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. dozens of newly elected members of the 1137 congress will take their first official picture on the steps of the capitol today. during the two-week new member orientation, the freshmen are briefed on everything from ethics to choosing staff members. swearing in takes place january 3rd. >>> aaa releases its annual thanksgiving holiday travel forecast. officials will hold a news con
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
the villagers a rare vote to choose new officials. now, the party is considering reform, looking beyond china singapore has become wealthy by keeping a system where one party dominates. >> the danger over the next five years is that the chinese communist party will lose its credibility as a ruling party. the party would collapse in five years to 10 years. >> but doing something they also be risky. chinese communists have learned from the downfall of the soviet union that small reforms can trigger the collapse of a system. but doing nothing can be dangerous as well. >> if they do not make a change, the nation will be in a much more unstable condition. if china all is not stable, the whole world will suffer. >> while the communist party is choosing its leaders in secret in there, out here in the middle of beijing, in power the party looks increasingly out of touch, something the next leaders will have to change. >> well, damon has been speaking about the dissident, ay we we, speaking to him about whether china will have to adapt because it is changing so rapidly. >> in many ways the country, th
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm EST
the communist party conceded, giving a free vote to choose new officials. now the party is considering reform. looking beyond china, they have commissioned a report to singapore. it has become wealthy but kept a system where one party dominates the rec and parks the danger of not having political reform in the next five years -- where one party dominates. >> the danger of not having political reform, the chinese party would collapse if they do not do anything. >> doing something may also be risky. chinese communists have learned from the downfall of the soviet degree -- the soviet union that they could trigger a collapse of the system, but doing nothing could be dangerous, to to rec and parks if they do not make a change, they will bring it to a much more dangerous position. good the world will suffer from it. >> china's rise means what happens here will have a huge impact on the rest of the world. now out here in the middle of beijing, they have been sealed off. in power the party looks out of touch, something the leaders will have to change. >> as china's communist party prepares to unveil
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
a smartphone. check out mastercard's new display card. it features an lcd screen and touch sensitive buttons. you'll be able to check your balance, reward points, and recent transactions. the new card has already been introduced in singapore. visa says it's also developing a card with similar features. how about that? >> too much. >> but so convenient. >> too much. just keep it simple. 6:41 is our time. sun is coming up over the district. not going to be really warm today. that will change. tom will tell us about it now. >> best thing is it's friday. no matter how cold it is. good morning. weather and traffic on the ones at 6:41. >>> it is cold under this clear sky. we're just about four minutes away from sunrise, and it is right near freezing much of the region. hometown forecast, chantilly. by 8:30, still going to be in the 30s with bright sunshine and breezes picking up too. for the lunch hour, lower 50s. for the entire region, hour by hour, breezes gusting to around 20 miles per hour until late afternoon. by then, they'll settle down. before then, we'll climb to around 60 degrees by mida
Nov 7, 2012 10:30am PST
you add all that together, that leads to new forms of innovation. this summer there was a project in singapore, urban prototyping singapore where we worked with local interests to open up over 30 private data sets and we had to engineer, what kind of contract would you have? how would you handle privacy? how would you let people use it for only that purpose? that form of innovation as it spreads here and elsewhere i think leads to a whole lot of new possibilities and applications. and this great cross trading between the private second for and public sector is just now taking off. in many ways san francisco has a special responsibility here. lots of cities are investing in opening data. that's a lot of supply. you need the demand side to prove to the city it's worthwhile and to prove to the public you can build an ecosystem there. we can do things with that whether bottom up activities, gray area or private companies. so, it's a moment of real burst of innovation and the landscape changes as the public and private sides come together. >> i very much agree with everything that was
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am PST
the globe, just a couple of places sao paulo, moscow, singapore, new delhi. forget the concert. have you enjoyed hanging out in any of those places? >> brazil i did, atralia was amazing, but it's usually just in and out, in out, but do learn a whole lot real quick. >> the reviews are in on yr record and when they are good we li to read them to you. "rolling one" says pit bull's hustle can't be stop. going tolay a new song. >> absolutely. don't stop theparty. party away. pitbull, take it away. >> noew yk,et's go. >> all having good time. ♪ ♪ don't stop the party ♪ yeah, don't stop the party ♪ i'm through the world like i'm running back ♪ ♪ scarface, world's mine, runng back ♪ ♪ 30,000 people went heren me ♪ ♪ 80,000 in london wembley ♪ 90,000 morocco, a i'm just getting warmed up ♪ ♪ catch me with redone in stockholm, beirut,afe getting my drink on ♪ ♪ we're how to put the women, he the hooka ♪ all of them sweet ♪ ♪ they cat, they won't, they never will, sto the party ♪ they can't, they won't,hey never will stop the party ♪ ♪ i said y'all having a
Nov 22, 2012 11:00pm PST
as singapore, stockholm and india. this fund-raiser included $1 million, that included a $500,000 donation from a tech company ceo. >>> this year's macy's thanksgiving day parade in new york city has some bay area flare. the radio city rockettes kicked off the parade. then, it was time for the balloons, which included crowd favorites like kermit. as well as new balloons including elf on a shelf. we saw singer charlie ray jepsen and rachel crow. and of course, there were the marching bands, including one from the bay area. >> from california, here's the saratoga marching band and color guard. students from every continent on the globe is represented in the band. they played the "2012 american overture." >> i watched it this morning. they were spectacular. the saratoga marching band and color guard was 1 of 11 bands nationwide chosen to participate in this parade. >>> still ahead at 11:00, strategy turned into a valuable lesson. friends of a young woman speak out. >>> and a massive pileup in texas. we'll tell you what sparked the crash involving more than 150 vehicles. >>> and it's a choice that
Nov 20, 2012 1:00pm EST
to be over. >> we had a case worker in new york who was singapore chinese. he became ill. he saw a doctor who told him he was good to fly. when he got to frankfurt, he was so sick, he was put into a high level by a container -- bio- container right there at the airport. they were able to put him in containment. if he had stayed another 14 hours in new york, we would have had a high risk of an outbreak here. but the point you're making earlier i think was a good one. if you have a population that is immunosuppressed and you have a virus that emerges like this one, and it has time to adapt and become more efficient and be transmitted between humans, that would have been an unbelievably devastating problem for the world. we are worried about that and that is why we have the international health regulations of 2005 that have been adopted by all the member states of the united nations. that says that diagnostic therapeutics have to be universally distributed. in part, that is the right thing to do, but it is also a bit selfish. if we do not stop it there, it is going to come here. that is the othe
Nov 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
to an affair with david petraeus, broadwell has not been seen. nbc news reports both broad well and kelly visited the white house multiple times in the last four years. broadwell visited once in 2009 and 2011. hillary clinton weighed in on avoiding the fiscal cliff. she's in singapore this weekend, she'll join president obama next week for the east asia summit. both republicans and democrats must come up with a plan to avoid across the board increases and budget cuts set to go into effect january 1st. she called it important for the u.s. economy and national security. >> reaching a deal is critical to both. it will shore up our ability to project economic power around the globe. strengthen our position in the competition of ideas, shaping the global marketplace, and remind all nations that we remain a steady and dependable partner. >> president obama met with congressional leaders from both parties yesterday to start the long process of hammering out a deal. both sides remain confident they can find common ground before christmas. >>> a special day for some new d.c. families. the foster c
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
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Nov 7, 2012 11:00am PST
city data sets, existing data sets as well as creating new types of data. this is really exciting for us. >> we're going to tell a quick story on how private data can stimulate civic innovation. this summer in singapore, we had about 30 data sets opened p. up. one data set was about a million or so records of taxis all over town. typically taxi data stuff, it's hard to get, private companies, they don't want to open it up competitively. one taxi company at the last minute opened up, motion loft made it efficient to see what would happen. because they contributed to the stuff, we had five separate teams working on could we do collaborative consumption of sharing taxis, build a dash panel for companies to know where to go. had i hatch i had been working on a model to see how much overlap there was. they sent us to tokyo to work on that. so, this one set, a million records of where the taxis were not only led to a lot of innovation, but people realized 15% of all taxi routes kind of where people went, about 15% of that was all overlapped. so, a city that never really thought about co
Nov 4, 2012 10:00am PST
about the rest of the world? i have a great global panel from singapore, kishore mahbubani, from paris, dominique, france's great public intellectuals. in tel a viv, he's a senior correspondent and here in new york we have rula. she has both israeli and italian citizenship and she has lived and worked as a writer and journalist in both countries. dominique, let me start with you. france had a great love affair with barack obama. has it continued? do the french -- are the french still overwhelmingly obama? >> definitely, but i think for different reasons. in 2008 the french would have voted for obama out of hope. in 2012, they would still vote in the huge majority for obama, but more out of fear of a romney victory and of a return of an america they used to dislike. >> kishore, in asia, republicans have generally been quite popular, they've been regarded as pro-free trade, hard-headed. if you think of ronald reagan and george bush sr., clearly the asians, certainly asian elites preferred them. what's the mood right now among asia's elite? >> well, let me emphasize one point. both romney
Nov 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
, by the way? >> i'm in singapore. it's noon here. we're having lunch. >> we're getting some word that nbc news projecting the state of north carolina for mitt romney. a state we also knew was relatively close. 15 electoral votes. >> this is an important one, carl. now we see, it was too close to call just a few minutes ago. 15 electoral votes going to mitt romney here. jim rogers, as an investors, what you're seeing tonight, how do you want to allocate money if, in fact, president obama is re-elected and the same question under governor romney? >> well, you saw what happened yesterday in the market, maria. the market seems to think that obama's going to win. commodities went through the roof. the dollar went down. bonds went down. because if obama wins, it's going to be more inflation, more money printing, more debt, more spending. it's not going to be good for you, me, and anybody else. it might be good for mr. obama's friends, but it's not good for the world. >> jimmy, if mitt romney wins, do you change your mind? different view, different scenario? >> hello, larry. i didn't know you were th
Nov 30, 2012 3:00pm EST
you need. that's true around the world as well. new data shows that globally people need income of $161,000 a year to feel truly happy. people in dubai and singapore, they needed the most since they have very heavy concentrations of millionaires in those countries. germans, they needed the least to feel happy. people in dubai and singapore needed more than $2.5 million to feel wealthy. these numbers are higher than the u.s. since they surveyed wealthier people. all of which shows that wealth, like happiness, is relative. i bet that lottery winner, he's rich and happy by just about any measure. back to you. >> yeah, i mean, wouldn't you be? >> well, you know, i'm like that 2-year-old. a little bit of "closing bell" every day, and i'm happy. >> me too. i'm with you, robert. that'll do it. >> we want to show you this piece of video here that is now going viral on youtube. >> look at this. >> this is a 2-year-old, a child of a viewer up in boston. they sent us this video. >> watching "closing bell." >> it occurs to me, only a 2-year-old could this happy about the fiscal cliff. >> th
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm EST
, the more you need. that's true around the world as well. new data from scandia shows globally people need income of around $161,000 to feel truly happy. people in dubai and singapore need the most since they have very heavy concentrations of millionaires. germany and germans needed the least to feel happy. people in dubai an singapore needed more than $2.5 million to feel wealthy. these numbers are higher than the u.s. since the numbers they surveyed are really a wealthier group. all of which shows that wealth, like happiness, is relative, though that lottery winner, they're rich by just about any measure. >> oh, absolutely. that's fascinating. thanks, robert. appreciate it very much. ty? >> sue, a wild week for the markets. fiscal cliff talks in washington sending investors on a roller coaster ride. jobs report next week is going to be a key focus. how should you position yourself? get ready for the trader triple play. >>> as we head out, the biggest gainers on the new york stock exchange right now. at u.s. trust, our expertise extends well beyond investment advice and research analysis.
Nov 22, 2012 4:00am EST
is stabilizing. that might be good news for asia's casino industry. these countries have a small population and in the case of singapore, tough local law which is try to restrict local gaming. so when china slows down, the bottom lines shrink. joining us to more is aaron fisher. good to see you. thanks for joining us. what happens next particularly on the macao gaming scene? >> we've had some amazing years of growth in made ycamacao. last year's growth rate was 42. but those days are definitely over. average 35% for seven years. the basis got much higher thousand. one of the main reasons why the growth is slowing down is because we are massively capacity constrained in macao and singapore. so the fact that the pmi looks like it's recovering a little bit recently and looking a bit better for next year, we wouldn't expect major growth. we're looking for about 10% growth to next year and also the year after. >> you've analyzed stocks, some companies that will start raining cash. and if you were going to analyze them warren buffett style would be quite attractive. what are they and what are the
FOX Business
Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm EST
of an entire new age. the leading countries in the world in this century will be in the biosciences. the solutions are there. if we don't provide the opportunities, scientists will be in china and india and singapore. liz: if you had the ear of congress right now as they dither over the fiscal cliff discussions what would you say as it pertains to your passion? >> obviously we have a lot of passion and the education and health care but once again this is the number one driver of economic growth. liz: of all the funding might get cut if we go over the fiscal cliff, doesn't that create a massive stumbling block for you guys, what you're trying to do? >> there are two areas you are raising. it will be shifting asia. china is not cutting their commitments, they are increasing their commitments and india is dramatically increasing, singapore is dramatically -- the uk is investing more. we are talking about where is the center of innovation, where will the company's -- it is not that it is not going to exist but it will shift -- liz: we will lose our leadership. >> we will lose our leader
FOX News
Nov 15, 2012 2:00am PST
business. new zealand number one. >> we were number two back in 2009. we were all of the way down not even making the top ten list. >> forbes was the best for business. hong kong followed by singapore and canada. why? corporate taxes. we have the heist corporate tax rate they must invest every year. >> are workers being fired? >> they are sick about calling out sick. polls say they come to work sick. that's a 20 percent increase over the last year. that means they are showing up sick they are likely to get their show work co-workers sick. they are response iible for 70 million workdays. people get your flu shot already. >> stay home if you are sick. that always drives me crazy. lauren simonetti, thank you very much. that brings us to our brew on this question of the day. are you worried about calling out of work sick? tweet them to us at fox friends fist or shoot us an e-mail at then we all did he tell sick ge not fun. >> (fake coughing) >> just kidding. who has time to be sick. coming up one city can't pay their bills now they are digging through the trash lit
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
do not have a new language to give you today on what our view on this is. >> in singapore criticizing it, would you say that is incorrect? >> i would say we have concerns and we have raised them in. >> how was the process coming with his administration? >> who is it going to be? >> i have no personnel news jamaica veneti and -- no time lines. i do not have anything for you. it is the important piece but not the only piece. thanks, guys. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> as negotiations continue between president obama and congressional leaders, the focus on the fiscal cliff, going back to august 2011 to look at how we got here. some of the debate and is conferences relating to the passage of the budget control act treating the spending cuts beginning tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. also tonight at 8:00 on c-span2, "the communicators." the effect federal emergencies have on communications. among our guests for the president of regulatory affairs of the wireless association and and the congres
FOX Business
Nov 19, 2012 11:00am EST
. >> vegas is only 8% of their cash flow right now, this is more of a singapore play. but a remarkable company. the stock has beaten down a lot, execution has been horrible, they missed the last two quarters. the good news is the stock has come down from evaluations are pretty cheap, the risk-reward is absolutely amazing. china, every time we hear china is growing, it is a rocket ship. but how many people can allow in slick and go gamble. the time players are 72% of revenues, but most of that is also from slot machines. lose all the money they made that we can go back home baby with a t-shirt, the stock starting to do with the good. dennis: it is bigger than they discounted average bet, three times the best in las vegas. >> and other things, don't sleep on the singapore play. technically the stock has room, 46, 47 before rising resistance. if it breaks out, looking at $55 on the upside. cheryl: interesting. charles, thank you very much. cheryl: 15 minutes past the hour, stocks every 15 minutes, nicole, you are watching lowes. nicole: i am. the best performer on the s&p 500, new 52-week
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am EST
out here to singapore. >> it's part of a region where progress has been slowed by insecurity and mistrust. but it doesn't have to be that way. as burma opens up and establishes new ties, it could become a commercial hub linking markets in india and bangladesh with southeast asia. >> analysts say china will be paying close attention to this visit highlighting the delicate struggle for power being played out in this region. >> all we would have to do is add vietnam and it would be a very clear signal about china improving relations with allies. certainly it's going to be some that china will be paying close attention to. >> pepsi, coca-cola and ge have already begun to invest p about. >> ge is very excited about myanmar. we've been following it for a couple of years. big population. 60 million. large land mass. a lot of natural resources. so it was great to see the country begin to open up. >> what did you say to some of the critics, do you say myanmar hasn't opened up enough yet to encourage the kind of investment that ge is putting in to the country? >> i think problem and se
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